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    7 Tips for Creating Your Elevator Pitch

    Tips for Your Elevator Pitch

    Please imagine this scenario with me. You go to your first job search networking event and the leader informs the audience that each person will stand in front of the group and present an elevator pitch. Does that sound terrifying?

    I vividly remember such a scenario more than 10 years ago at a meeting with …

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    The Elevator Pitch Checklist

    Elevator Pitch

    A recent article of mine covered most people’s lack of efficacy in practicing their elevator pitches at job search networking meetings. I wanted to follow up on that and prove my tenets, so I brainstormed with a group of trusted associates—all of whom are in transition—and we came up with some “best practices.” Following are …

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    4 Simple Ways to Project Authority

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    “Power” [noun] (1) The ability to do something or act in a certain way (2) The ability to direct or influence the behavior of others or the course of events

    Power has a bad rep in the workplace. Too many terrible managers have made too many people associate authority with arrogance and autocracy. But, as …

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    Body Language Mistakes to Avoid at Work

    Communication is not only verbal but also includes mimics and gestures. Therefore, you should be careful about how you use your body when expressing yourself if you don’t want to create any conflicts between your body language and the point you are trying to make. Below you can find the most common mistakes to avoid …

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    What’s Your Body Language Saying?

    Since we all want to portray ourselves as cool, intelligent, strong, charismatic, principled, caring, and interested in others,  learning  tactics  to make a great first impression is critical. First impressions are so important because they make an indelible mark on how we’re perceived by others. Surprisingly, our  posture, smile, eyes, personal hygiene and the way …

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    Personal Branding Interview: Janine Driver

    Today, I spoke to Janine Driver, aka the “Lyin’ Tamer,” body language contributor to NBC’s Today show and CEO of the Body Language Institute. Here new book is called You Say More Than You Think: The 7-Day Plan on Using the New Body Language to get What You Want! (Crown). In this interview, Janine talks …

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